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Bird scarer sling made of bamboo.
Height: 57.50 centimetres
Width: 1.80 centimetres
Depth: 1.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Ethdoc 397 - Notes on things brought from Tanganyika by A T and G M Culwick. This is presumably:
5. Reed sling. From the Wabena (Ulanga Valley). Also used by the other tribes of the Valley. When scaring birds from the crops, the women insert a small pellet of dried mud in the split end and hurl it into the flock of birds they wish to scare.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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